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Governor Wike: Some Rivers coronavirus cases recorded in hotels

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has stated that the State Security Council takes all decisions regarding the management of COVID-19 in the state. Wike, who stated this on Tuesday when the executive members of the Nigeria Hotel Association, Rivers State Chapter, paid him a courtesy visit, noted that all decisions taken by the state government were for the overall good and interest of Rivers people. According to him, no right-thinking government will deliberately make decisions that will negatively affect the lives of the people. “I don’t take decisions alone in the fight against COVID-19. All decisions are taken by the State Security Council and they are for the overall interest of Rivers people. “You know people applaud government decisions when it suits them but when it does not favou...

NMA laments security maltreatment of members

The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), on Wednesday, lamented the maltreatment of its members on essential duties by security personnel and has directed doctors to leave all official duty and close when it is exactly 4 pm daily. The directive, according to the President of NMA, Dr Francis Faduyile, is to stop the doctors from working late and reduce the embarrassment they face in the process of carrying out their lawful duties. “That with effect from today, Wednesday, May 20th 2020, all medical and dental practitioners should henceforth work between the hours of 8.00 am and 4.00 pm, to give enough time for them to return back home,” the NMA president said. In a statement issued on Wednesday, Dr Faduyile said: “The NMA observed with dismay the pains and anguish foisted on our members return...